9:15am

Tue May 24, 2011
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Soggy Spring Frustrates Growers, Gardners

Oswego, NY – It's official. The Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University says it's a record spring for rainfall in Central New York.

"It's been the second-wettest spring in the Syracuse area since record-keeping began in 1903," says climatologist Kathryn Vreeland. "Binghamton, Buffalo Ithaca are all the wettest March first through May 18th on record."

As WRVO's Joyce Gramza reports, all that rain means soggy soil for farmers and gardeners.

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4:27pm

Mon May 23, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 5/23

Oswego, NY – Senator Chuck Schumer is questioning high gas prices. That story and more in today's newscast.

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9:39am

Mon May 23, 2011

4:56pm

Fri May 20, 2011
The Innovation Trail

Fracking likely a year away according to DEC

Syracuse, NY – Horizontal hydrofracking, the controversial natural gas drilling technique is still a long ways off in New York's Marcellus Shale.

When Governor Paterson put a moratorium on fracking in the Marcellus Shale until July 1, some thought that meant hydrofracking was just around the corner. But the Department of Environmental Conservation, or DEC, is still writing the guidelines to that will manage drilling.

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10:28am

Fri May 20, 2011
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WRVO's Weekly Edition - May 20, 2011

WRVO's Weekly Edition - May 20, 2011

Oswego, NY – As prom season arrives in central and northern New York, we look at what parent and retailers can do to curb the trend of unhealthy dieting.In this week's edition of The Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher speaks with MIT professor and author Noam Chomsky. And we'll visit a popular meeting spot for crossword puzzle lovers. These stories and much more on WRVO's Weekly Edition.

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8:35am

Fri May 20, 2011
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Livingston Taylor talks about his music and his musical family

WRVO – Livingston Taylor, brother of music star James Taylor and a musician with Top 40 hits of his own, plays in Central New York tonight.

He spoke with WRVO's Kate Percival about his music, his life and what it means to come from a family where music is the family business.

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8:33am

Fri May 20, 2011
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Poll: People support Cuomo's agenda

ALBANY, NY – A new poll finds the honeymoon continues for Governor Andrew Cuomo, and that voters agree with the governor's crusade for a property tax cap and ethics reform.

Steve Greenberg, with Siena College, says Cuomo is still enjoying near record high popularity, with a 71% -22% favorable rating. He says voters support the governor's focus in getting a property tax cap and ethics reform passed in the legislature.

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8:30am

Fri May 20, 2011
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Tech companies to make energy-efficient LED lights in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, NY – LED lights are slowly making their way into the home and business markets. They're still very expensive. WRVO's Innovation Trail reporter Emma Jacobs tells us three Syracuse technology companies think they've made some significant improvements.

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5:42pm

Thu May 19, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 5/20/11

Oswego, NY – How new head of the State Office of General Services RoAnn Destito wants to streamline state purchasing... a new poll shows New Yorkers still like Governor Cuomo... and the forecast in today's newscast.

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5:01pm

Thu May 19, 2011
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A Conversation with SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

Oswego, NY – The State University of New York rolled out a new report card this week to grade its progress in making SUNY -- and the state -- more competitive.

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher talked about that and other challenges with WRVO's Joyce Gramza.

Among the grades Zimpher hands out... she says in the subject of "financial health," SUNY needs improvement. Her solution: a bill now being debated in the legislature to give SUNY more say in raising its own tuition.

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